Assessment of Water and Sanitation Services in the White Nile State, Sudan

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Manhal M. Alhassan Gadour
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University of Khartoum
The present rate of expansion in water and sanitation services in the White Nile State does not keep pace with population and animal growth rates. The people; women and children are suffering from the scarcity of water and the low coverage of sanitation facilities. This study aim at making good assessment to the situation of water and sanitation services and try to put strategic recommendations for improving drinking water and sanitation services in the White Nile State, in Sudan, to satisfy the human and animal needs and to consider the natural, administrative and financial conditions of the State following the national and international directories. The study considers the general situation of water and sanitation services world wide, Sudan and in particular the White Nile Sate, taking the four provinces of the State and their localities. By using available data for the year 1999 such as; population, animal wealth, water demand and sanitation facilities, and by calculating and analyzing these data, the expected demand of water and sanitation facilities for the years 2005, 2010 and 2015 were determined, results were presented in tables and figures. Many points were discussed and based on this discussion; the study ends up with very detailed conclusions and significant recommendations which mainly focused on; the integration between water and sanitation services, building good information system for water and sanitation data, improving the quality and the quantity of water considering the time frames and the budgets and try to improve the administrative sectors and build the services management and the health sectors capacities.
A Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the M.Sc. Degree In Water Resources Engineering
University of Khartoum Water Services Sanitation Environmental Sanitation Water resources Civil Engineering White Nile State
Manhal M. Alhassan Gadour, Assessment of Water and Sanitation Services in the White Nile State, Sudan.- Khartoum : University of Khartoum, 2004.- 171 P. : illus., 28cm., M.Sc.